Carlos A. Salgueiro

Research Lab Leader

Associate Professor with "Agregação" (since 2018)
Personal Website
Phone number
(+351) 212948300 (ext: 10938)
Researcher ID
Ciência Vitae

Recent publications

  • Morgado, L; Salgueiro, CA. 2022. Elucidation of complex respiratory chains: a straightforward strategy to monitor electron transfer between cytochromes. Metallomics, 14, DOI: 10.1093/mtomcs/mfac012
  • Salgueiro, CA; Morgado, L; Silva, MA; Ferreira, MR; Fernandes, TM; Portela, PC. 2022. From iron to bacterial electroconductive filaments: Exploring cytochrome diversity using Geobacter bacteria. COORDINATION CHEMISTRY REVIEWS, 452, DOI: 10.1016/j.ccr.2021.214284
  • Fernandes, TM; Folgosa, F; Teixeira, M; Salgueiro, CA; Morgado, L. 2021. Structural and functional insights of GSU0105, a unique multiheme cytochrome from G. sulfurreducens. BIOPHYSICAL JOURNAL, 120, DOI: 10.1016/j.bpj.2021.10.023
  • Silva, MA; Salgueiro, CA. 2021. Multistep Signaling in Nature: A Close-Up of Geobacter Chemotaxis Sensing. INTERNATIONAL JOURNAL OF MOLECULAR SCIENCES, 22, DOI: 10.3390/ijms22169034
  • Silva, MA; Portela, PC; Salgueiro, CA. 2021. Rational design of electron/proton transfer mechanisms in the exoelectrogenic bacteria Geobacter sulfurreducens. BIOCHEMICAL JOURNAL, 478, DOI: 10.1042/BCJ20210365
  • Portela, PC; Silva, MA; Teixeira, LR; Salgueiro, CA. 2021. A unique aromatic residue modulates the redox range of a periplasmic multiheme cytochrome from Geobacter metallireducens. JOURNAL OF BIOLOGICAL CHEMISTRY, 296, DOI: 10.1016/j.jbc.2021.100711
  • Tomás MFernandes; Leonor Morgado; David Turner; Carlos ASalgueiro. 2021. Protein Engineering of Electron Transfer Components from Electroactive <i>Geobacter</i> Bacteria. ANTIOXIDANTS, DOI: 10.3390/antiox10060844
  • Fernandes, TM; Morgado, L; Salgueiro, CA; Turner, DL. 2019. Determination of the magnetic properties and orientation of the heme axial ligands of PpcA from Geobacter metallireducens by paramagnetic NMR. JOURNAL OF INORGANIC BIOCHEMISTRY, 198, DOI: 10.1016/j.jinorgbio.2019.110718

Main research interests

  • Geobacter, electron transfer, heme proteins, cytochromes, extracellular electron transfer, solution structure, biophysical characterization, NMR, bioremediation, microbial electrosynthesis, bioenergy production.


  • PhD in Biochemistry, Universidade NOVA de Lisboa (1998)
  • "Agregação" in Structural Biochemistry, Faculdade de Ciências e Tecnologia, Universidade NOVA de Lisboa (2016)